In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(just one)soloa single issue dominated the talks — un solo / único tema dominó las conversaciones
- will it fit on a single page? — ¿cabrá en una (sola) página?
- it's the single most important issue — es el tema más importante / de mayor importancia
- the largest single shareholder — el mayor accionista individual
- every single day — todos los días sin excepción
- every single copy of the book was destroyed — se destruyeron absolutamente todos los ejemplares del libro
- you disagree with every single thing I say — todo lo que digo / cada cosa que digo te parece mal
- with negative not a single house was left standing — no quedó ni una sola casa en pie
- there's not a single thing I like — no hay nada que me guste
- I haven't found a single mistake — no he encontrado ni un solo error
- Now I keep trying to remind myself that some people are supporting whole families on a single income.
- As a matter of policy we should aim to keep the family as a single unit.
- During the Middle Ages, most towns had streets exclusively occupied by a single trade.
- They also offered to take a single photo for the family to remember him by.
- That may be true but remember those in a single income family face the same financial pressures as those with a double income.
- The action is rooted in the 1940s, most of it centred on a single family.
- Reserving seats exclusively for a single school does not help the minority community in general.
- Typically, an attack begins when a single hornet captures a lone bee nearby the hive.
- Also not new is the scapegoating of a single element to explain isolated events.
- Poetry is stepping out of the orchestra to play solo with the single instrument of language.
- The price of single family homes increased close to fifteen percent in the last twelve months.
- The Jews in the ghetto were forced to live in chronic overcrowding, with many families inhabiting a single house.
- A family may compose a single household, or it might be composed of several households.
- Using the showname and unique id produces a single episode.
- Boredom among children is common in those families with a single child.
- Or does crisis strike when you have a single outbreak on an isolated peninsula?
- The focus is narrowed further in typical Spielberg terms to a single dysfunctional family.
- The authors also were careful to exclude examples of activity unique to a single chimpanzee.
- It was generally not a case of persons or families making a single move.
- A pure monopolist is a single seller of a unique product which is the sole source of the firm's monopoly power.
2.1(for one person)(room) individual(bed/sheet) individual(sheet/bed) de una plaza Latin Americaa single portion (of food) — una ración / porción individual
- Once his immune system had built up, he was transferred to a single room and slowly weaned off the drugs keeping him alive.
- The cost is 365 and their will be an extra supplement for anyone requesting a single room.
- Finally they find a dodgy motel that has some space, but the proprietor tells them the only room left contains one single bed.
- One of the bedrooms was unveiled yesterday and contains only single beds.
- The room is quite large, with four lonely single beds, a sterile ensuite shower and separate toilet.
- Residents live in shared or single rooms, with male and female residents in separate sections of the home.
- Unfortunately, if a dorm room is not available during your stay, you have to fork over extra cash for a single room.
- Tracey has had to move into her three-year-old daughter, Sophie's, room and share her single bed.
- This means dismantling the single bed, the better to fill the space with puppy pens.
- In October, single rooms will go up to 330 but there will be no further increase for double rooms until next year.
- I had been in a single bed and then had to share a double with two sisters.
- I even customised my single bed to create a studio-like setting in my room for rehearsals.
- The majority of the rooms available in Manor Village are single en-suite rooms and the most there would be is two to a room.
- However, more single people could mean a demand for more single rooms.
- The new facility, which will be sited either on the same site or beside the Great Western Hospital, would have single rooms.
- He said that a single room was not available until the night before Mrs Stockdale's death, and she was then moved.
- Cell-like, there is just room for a single bed, a desk and a chest of drawers.
- To the right of the entrance to the shelter is a single metal framed bed.
- In the end we called in on a friend of mine, crashed on a single bed in the spare room.
- Some colleges are building residence halls with an emphasis on private, single rooms.
2.2(not double)(engine/lens/line) solo(flower/tulip) simplein single file — en fila india / de a uno
- single figures — cifras de un solo dígito
- Flower form can be single, semi-double, or fully double blooms that look similar to miniature roses.
- Trouble is, single tickets are going up to £2.
- First of all, it's the prices: £55.00 for a single ticket from Manchester to Norwich.
- In the grand old days of British Rail, a single train ticket was at least the same price as a return, often more, which was silly.
- I was reduced to spelling out each letter of the name while the clerk typed them into his console, which soon issued a single ticket.
- The £11 cash value of a single ticket was then removed, and the money was amassed over a long period of time.
3(unmarried)solteroI'm single — estoy soltero Spain
- to remain single — quedarse soltero
- the single life — la vida de soltero/soltera
- Likewise, a huge number of single mothers have taken advantage of the opportunity to meet men without having to scout for a babysitter.
- No good blaming the shortcomings of the single mother without considering the abandoned responsibilities of the father.
- For single women or mothers with no husband to support them there was no dole.
- Even unwed single mothers have said that they want more children than they have, even in an unwed state.
- It is rather a conservative family structure and relatively mean benefits for single mothers that cause the low pregnancy rate.
- One second I would remember that I had spent the last couple of months of our relationship wishing I was single.
- The others were two married corporals, a single corporal and two unmarried lance-corporals.
- I employ much less grace than those women did when as single mothers they worked for minimal wages.
- It is outrageous to use women in same-sex relationships and single women as scapegoats.
- As mentioned before, it's hard enough for single mothers to raise their children.
- She later had two daughters and is raising them as a single mother.
- Being single after my last relationship has been a blessing.
- Low-income single mothers are still in the labor market in unprecedented numbers.
- To be a borderline poverty level working mother is becoming a reality for more and more single, hard working mothers.
- I am a single mother who raised three boys and then went back to school.
- Sandra is an attractive 29-year old single mother who lives in a council house in Tallaght.
- She's strong enough to be out the country when there's a vote as to whether her single mother constituents will have their benefits cut.
- Who decided that a new organisation would be best for single mothers to enable them to claim upkeep and support from missing fathers?
- She is handling cases in Rochdale involving families from Cameroon and Angola and single mothers with children.
- Anyone on a low income and without a car, including many pensioners and single mothers, will struggle to find the extra money.
1Audio Musicsingle masculinesencillo masculinedisco sencillo masculinea 7-inch/12-inch single — un single/maxi-single
- There may be thousands of vinyl singles and long-playing albums stacked on shelves in the radio's library - but the days of loading vinyl on to a turntable are long gone.
- I've already been rather self-indulgent and included not one but two of his singles in my earlier listing, but that's not going to put me off telling you more about this album.
- We don't write songs as singles, and both this album and the next one will just be a collection of songs.
- But then according to Alanis herself, this album wasn't merely about creating a singles collection, but rather an album of personal favourites and rarer material.
- I Wanna Hold Your Hand became their fastest selling single - one million copies were sold in the first three weeks.
- I'm coming round to the skittering drumming on that new single.
- Earlier this year they signed a deal with AmbientLive Records in the UK to release two singles and an album.
- However, last year he wrote a massive UK hit single, which went on to sell very well internationally.
- In the meantime, we must make do with his second indie single, the rather wonderful If You Want.
- But his family have paid for him to spend four days in a professional studio later this year and he intends to record a single.
- ‘In The Army Now’ leads to another world tour and more hit singles.
- When a single from that first record, Arab Boy, became a hit in Iceland, Björk was teased for being different.
- His band's debut single entered the charts this week and music experts are tipping it for the number one spot.
- In the record industry, you are only as good as your last hit single.
- It wasn't even an album, rather a compilation of singles put together by some Brits in the '70s.
- The greatest hits is still on sale and another box set - singles from 1980 to 1982 - is out at the end of the month.
- Chris tells me that he's been working hard on recording the single during recent weeks and is very happy with the end result.
- She has already notched up three top 10 singles and is currently recording her second album in London.
- The Doves it seems live are more of a singles rather than album band.
- Fame is winning a televised talent show with a song, and then releasing a couple of singles and an album or two.
2.1British (ticket)boleto de ida masculinebillete de ida masculine Spain
- I could have bought a single on the train.
2.2(room)habitación individual femininehabitación sencilla feminineindividual femininesencilla feminine
- It is sold in singles for $5.95, with complete instructions to make the style of tassel shown here.
- The end result is a photography of mythical proportions that is camouflaged in paint and operates in singles rather than multiples.
3(unmarried person) soltero masculine(unmarried person) soltera feminine(unattached adult) persona sin pareja estable
- I mentally sorted the new arrivals into couples, singles, and potential ‘temporary singles.’
- Few and far between were the desperate, overeager chat-up lines of some relationship-hungry singles.
- I myself ran a popular singles group for a couple of years once so I recognize the behaviour of which he speaks.
- Tad has no girlfriend and not a prospect in sight - the most recent woman he dated dumped him because she felt he was too involved in the singles scene.
- Both developments were designed for singles or couples.
- He has publish Ebooks and articles on psychology, singles, relationships and Popular Culture.
- Bruce believes the business is successful because of the growing number of professional couples, families and young singles who do not have time for DIY.
- It is not filled with floating singles looking to be picked up, but rather one gets the impression that everybody knows everybody else there.
- Two-thirds of us brush before bed, while twice as many divorced people than singles consider clean teeth a key decider on whether someone is attractive or not.
- But she spends a lot of time e-mailing and texting to pair up Jewish singles like Devorah and Jake.
- The grandmother was definitely not looking for love in the aisles of Asda's West Swindon branch during the store's singles night.
- It was once known for being a popular haunt of singles but in recent times it has become a sought after resort for families.
- Many readers probably heard this speech from Mom or Dad before they took off for a singles condo with its own yoga room and EST support group.
- However, Scripture also affirms to singles, couples and the parents of future single adults that being single can be just as honourable, and frequently preferable.
- Finding a mate might be easier, but moving to a committed relationship is less likely, those roaming free in the singles world say.
- The UK's singles want relationships that don't involve their partners actually moving in, a new BBC survey has revealed.
- They believe that the advent of online match-making, lonely heart adverts and singles' events are little more than a cynical ploy by the dating industry to get people to spend cash.
- But this book may be especially valuable for singles - particularly self-loathing singles.
- All the profiles are from real singles seeking sincere relationships and will always remain that way.
- That explains why Dove, when interviewing marriageable singles, always tries to discover how far they are prepared to assume the traditional family roles.
(in baseball)sencillo masculine
- He gave up a pair of singles to Hank Blalock and Michael Young leading off the inning before he was relieved by Troy Percival.
- Granted, groundball pitchers tend to give up more hits than flyball pitchers, but the extra hits generally go for singles rather than homers.
- The Yanks elected to intentionally walk Hunter, and a Koskie single loaded the bases.
- The next batter hits a line-drive single to right past an outstretched second baseman.
- This is a game that you'll win by hitting lots of singles and doubles rather than home runs.
(in cricket)tanto masculinesee also singles
- Needing to win the second set to reach the final, the York pair were rocked as the Erewash pair notched three successive singles to lead 3-1.
- Laker and Bailey started towards the ball, hesitated, and the batsmen scrambled a single.
- The pair managed three singles before the last wicket fell to leave Morecambe beaten.
- He got there by guiding the 131st ball he faced, from Irfan Pathan, to square leg for a single.
- He provided his usual limpet-like support for Lara, working the singles, and being content to feed the strike, as they added 169 in just over 30 overs.
5US(dollar bill)billete de un dólar masculine
- Do you have any singles?
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